HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RRT PRN in Augusta, Georgia
This position has sound knowledge and proficiency in the performance or respiratory therapies and diagnostic testing. Plans and administers diagnostic and therapeutic treatments with professionalism and expertise. Therapists are able to provide more complex care modalities to include establishing an airway and maintenance, cardio respiratory drug administration and cardio respiratory monitoring to include ventilator monitoring. May be give supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Respiratory Supervisor. Establishes and maintains good rapport with fellow associates, other hospital staff and Medical Staff. Provides quality patient care and all other duties as assign pertaining to the level of skill mix knowledge
•Patient Rights - The Registered Respiratory Therapist will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treats each patient with dignity and care, and maintains patient confidentiality/privacy.
•Patient Safety - Demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.
•Patient/Family Education - Provides appropriate patient/family education, per department and hospital policy and procedures.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
•Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy:•Acceptable degrees from an accredited school include: Associates in Respiratory Therapy or Bachelor’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy
•Registered Respiratory Therapist License in this state required
•American Heart Association BLS Health Care Provider required
•1-3 years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist is preferred
•Minimum of 1 year of experience for PRN positions
/Prior experience in HBO needed/
Title: RRT PRN
Location: Georgia-Augusta-Doctors Hospital of Augusta - Augusta
Requisition ID: 01417-7382